Need Help Adding Flash

Ioannis Vranos ioannis.vranos at
Sat Feb 18 14:54:40 UTC 2012

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 3:46 PM, Liam Proven <lproven at> wrote:
> On 18 February 2012 10:46, Larry Massey <ljmassey at> wrote:
>> I'm brand new to Linux (and to this list) and could use some help.  I set up
>> a 32 GB thumb (USB) drive with ubuntu 11.10 desktop to try it out.  I need
>> to add a flash player to firefox.  Can't seem to figure out how.  What is
>> the easiest way to do it?
>> Thanks much.
> At a terminal:
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y
> sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
> The first 2 lines just do a global system update but this is a good idea anyway.

 Larry Massey, DON'T DO THIS! This will upgrade your installation to
another Ubuntu version.

Liam, you should have typed

sudo apt-get upgrade

Ioannis Vranos

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